Ask any reloader and you will come up with a variety of answers. Many reload for accuracy. Factory ammunition is not as precise as reloaded ammunition. The ability to fine-tune a load, focusing on the powder charge, bullet style and bullet diameter for a particular rifle, is an accomplishment only a reloader can experience. This is particularly satisfying when he or she is successful with the target.
With the variety of calibers available, there are limited sources for many cartridges. Reloading enables you to enjoy these without spending excessive amounts of money on ammunition, let alone wasting time searching for loaded ammunition in that particular caliber.
As ammunition prices continue to rise, reloaders can continue enjoying their sport, without causing a painful dent in their wallets. Most reloaders collect their spent cases after a day at the range for later use.
Sure, these are the typical answers. Think about it. Did your father or grandfather teach you to reload many years ago and you are carrying on that tradition? Do you carefully construct light loads for your daughter or son to learn shooting without the recoil? Does this enable you to have some time to yourself or quality time with a loved one?
Whatever your reason is, enjoy it! Spend time teaching a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter as you were taught. Give them something to remember you by. Years from now, they too will feel nostalgic while sitting at their own reloading bench.